Bohmker v. Oregon

ELR Citation: 48 ELR 20160
No(s). 16-35262 (9th Cir. Sep 12, 2018)

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a summary judgment rejecting a mining association's challenge to an Oregon law that prohibits the use of motorized mining equipment in rivers and streams containing essential salmon habitat. The association argued that the law was field preempted by the federal 1872 Mining...